UW Bioengineering is proud of all our faculty, staff and students, and the many awards they earn for their work in teaching, mentoring and improving lives through bioengineering research and innovations.

Faculty Award Highlights

  • 29 American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) Fellows
  • 13 members of the Washington State Academy of Sciences
  • 14 past and current UW CoMotion Presidential Innovation Fellows
  • 6 members of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
  • Six AAAS Fellows
  • One National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Student Award Highlights

  • 13 current National Science Foundation Fellows
  • Two Fulbright Student Fellows, one Gates Cambridge Scholar, one Rhodes Scholar, one Luce Scholar, and eight Goldwater Scholars as of 2016
  • 5 Levinson Emerging Scholar awards
  • Multiple awards from NASA Space Grant
  • Multiple awards in business plan competitions from UW Foster School of Business
  • Fellowships from American Heart Association and Washington Research Foundation
  • More Amgen Scholars than any other UW department; 31 since 2007
  • Over 100 Mary Gates Scholarships

Featured Awards and Recognition

  • Patrick M. Boyle CMBE Young Innovator Award

Patrick Boyle honored with CMBE Young Innovator Award

September 21st, 2023|

UW Department of Bioengineering Assistant Professor Patrick M. Boyle will be honored at the 2023 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) annual meeting as a Young Innovator in Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering. The Young Innovators award is [...]

  • Ricky Wang, inventor of the year

Ruikang Wang is 2023 UW Medicine Inventor of the Year

July 13th, 2023|

Ruikang (Ricky) Wang, UW professor of bioengineering and ophthalmology, received the 2023 UW Medicine Inventor of the Year award and will be honored at a reception on November 1, 2023. The Award recognizes outstanding [...]

  • 2023 BioE Awards

UW Bioengineering Awards 2023

June 13th, 2023|

The UW Department of Bioengineering recognizes the commendable contributions of the following faculty, staff and students to the department and the broader university community over the past year. Teaching Awards [...]

  • Eric Chudler and Company

Eric Chudler’s BrainWorks receives a 2023 Northwest Emmy® Award

May 2nd, 2023|

Eric H. Chudler, Executive Producer of Brainworks Article updated June 5, 2023. Congratulations to UW Bioengineering’s Eric Chudler, and his team at the University of Washington on winning a 2023 Northwest Regional Emmy® [...]

  • Three UW BioE students recieve NSF Graduate Fellowships

Three BioE students receive prestigious fellowships

May 23rd, 2023|

UW Bioengineering Ph.D. students Ryan Ressmeyer, Murial Ross, and Ioana Veras-Tobos are recipients of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. The fellowship recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in National Science Foundation-supported science, [...]